Denver midfielder Jeremy Noble, a preseason first-team All-American as a junior, won't play against
He has been held out since the
Denver freshman attackman Gordie Koerber (Gilman) is not expected not to play either. Koerber, who missed two games in early March recovering from a concussion but returned against Notre Dame, has missed the past two games. Koerber has 15 goals and an assist on the year, including five goals and an assist since returning from his first injury.
In better news for the Pioneers, defenseman Drew Babb — who returned in fall 2011 after a two-year battle with cancer — practiced this week and expected to play against the
•After leaving at halftime of the
Lowman was hit with a shot last week during practice and passed pregame concussion tests that cleared him to play against the Hoyas, but made five saves and allowed seven goals in the first half. At halftime, the decision was made to sit Lowman as he was struggling with dizziness. He was evaluated again Monday and has been continuously reviewed this week.
•Duke senior goalie Dan Wigrizer's career is likely over because of multiple concussions, the school's student newspaper, The Chronicle, reported Monday. Wigrizer told the paper that he was hit by a shot that cracked his helmet during the week before the Maryland game March 2. Wigrizer allowed five goals before being pulled early in the second quarter of that game, a 16-7 Maryland win in
In 2010, Wigrizer became the sixth goalie in
•Notre Dame junior faceoff specialist Liam O'Connor went down with an apparent injury after getting tangled up during the first faceoff of the second quarter in the Fighting Irish's loss to St. John's on March 30. A team spokesperson said Tuesday that O'Connor is week-to-week but is out for Sunday's Big East Conference matchup against Georgetown.